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Viet Nam among U.S. key partners in region

VGP - A delegation of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, led by its head Le Hoai Trung, paid a visit to the U.S. from June 28 to July 2 at the invitation of the Department of State.

Posts Thuy Duong

July 03, 2023 5:32 PM GMT+7
Viet Nam among US key partners in region: US officials - Ảnh 1.

The working session of Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Head of the Party Central Committee’s External Relations Commission Le Hoai Trung. Photo: VNA

In Washington D.C., the delegation had meetings with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development Samantha Power, to name but a few.

In New York, the delegation met with United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Policy Guy Ryder, had an online exchange with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, and met with leftist friends and representatives of the Communist Party of the United States of America.

Leaders of U.S. government agencies affirmed that the U.S. considers Viet Nam a key partner in the region, agreeing that the relationship between the two countries receives the support of both Democrats and Republicans.

The two sides agreed that the Viet Nam - US Comprehensive Partnership had developed positively in various fields over the past years.

They vowed to ramp up bilateral cooperation in the economy, climate change response, green energy, education - training, settlement of war consequences, people-to-people exchanges, and joint efforts to solve global problems.

Besides, leftist friends and those from the Communist Party USA also spoke highly of Viet Nam's development achievements and voiced their support for Viet Nam and the development of Viet Nam – U.S. relations.

For leftist friends and those from the Communist Party USA, the Vietnamese official thanked them for supporting Viet Nam's past struggle for national liberation and construction.

For his part, the Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, Le Hoai Trung, affirmed that Viet Nam attaches great importance to relations with the U.S.

He suggested that the two sides continue implementing the outcomes of the phone talks between Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Joe Biden, increasing high-level exchanges and contacts and improving the efficiency of bilateral cooperation through Party channels, State diplomacy and people-to-people exchanges.

UN leaders highly appreciated Viet Nam's development success, cooperation and contributions within the UN framework and wished that Viet Nam would further promote its essential role in solving global problems.

Le assured the UN leaders that Viet Nam will continue to make active and responsible contributions to the everyday affairs of the international community./.